Volksraad


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Volksraad

(ˈfɒlksˌrɑːt)
n
1. (Historical Terms) South African the legislative assembly of the Boer republics in South Africa during the latter half of the 19th century
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) South African the legislative assembly of the Boer republics in South Africa during the latter half of the 19th century
[Afrikaans volk people + raad council]
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All were wives of members of the colonial advisory council, the Volksraad.
die Uitlanders as volg op: "(1) Die tydperk wat 'n vreemdeling in die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek moet inwoon voordat hy volle stemreg kan kry, is langer as in die ander state van Suid-Afrika; (2) Die Uitlanders het geen verteenwoordiging in die Eerste Volksraad nie; (3) Naturalisasie en die verkryging van volle stemreg in die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek vind nie gelyktydig plaas nie; (4) Die eed van naturalisasie van die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek bevat ook die afswering van vroeare onderdaanskap.
However, the more modest principles of the pre-war Indonesian demand of 'Indonesia berparlemen' (Indonesian political representation), which had also been advocated by Kritiek en Opbouw, were acceptable, although in practice Karsten may have seen this as a modification of the cautious pre-war experiment in the representation of diverse colonial interests, the Volksraad, the People's Council, introduced in 1918.
The ascent of Falkirk, a Group 2-winning son of Tale Of The Cat, is a tonic for his owner, Windsor Park Stud in New Zealand, as in December the operation lost its multiple domestic champion sire Volksraad.
A Commission of the Volksraad declared that it would be better "if they [poor whites] moved back to the land in order to obtain a better means of livelihood and where their children are not exposed to the many temptations of the town.
Ratu Langie (1890-1949), a Volksraad member from a prominent Minahasan family; the Batak Protestant convert (from Islam) Amir Sjarifoeddin (1907-48), a conflicted and even tragic man executed for his role in the Madiun revolt; and the aristocratic Javanese Albertus Soegijapranata, S.
At Grootfontein, Jordaan, in 1884, founded the Republic of Upingtonia, distributed farms to his burghers, drew up a constitution, had a Volksraad election, and became the first president.
and, of course, we had the President's speech soon after and I have never read such a mass of diabolical lies in all my life; he accuses Great Britain of the misuse of the white flag and red cross and told the poor, innocent, gullible members of the Volksraad that England was determined from the very first to annihilate the two Republics; he also says it was never the intention of the Federals [i.
Born near Greytown, Natal (September 27, 1862); he received little formal education but took part in the formation of the New Republic around Vryheid (1884) and settled there; field cornet of Vryheid (1894) and elected to the Volksraad (parliament) of Transvaal (1898); a political moderate, he abstained from the vote for war with Britain (October 1899); swiftly demonstrated his abilities as a commander and rose to second in command to Gen.
Drawing on newspaper articles, organisational bulletin reports, records of Volksraad (People's Council) debates, official reports of government commissions, and other material in the colonial archives, I trace the process by which citizens and subjects alike came to imagine themselves as legal persons in relation to one another and to the colonial state.
In a 1917 conference in Semarang for instance, the two clashed head-on over the colonial administration's intention to recruit Chinese to the Volksraad (legislative council) without giving them any law-making power, yet making military service compulsory.
Others include Cape Cross, who hit the heights thanks to Sea The Stars and Ouija Board, Oasis Dream, whose eight Group 1 winners include Aqlaam and Arcano, and leading New Zealand stallion Volksraad.